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 Christina and Donald McLEAN from Scotland 1837



Charles MCSWEEN

Charles MCSWEEN

Male 1840 - 1912  (72 years)

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  • Name Charles MCSWEEN  [1
    • Spelt McSwin on his wedding record.
    Born 1840  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes
    • See the biography of his wife, Ann
    Cause of death Suicide by drowning himself in a local horse trough.  [1
    Died 11 Mar 1912  Peterborough SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Peterborough SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-5338  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 21 May 2019 

    Father Allan MCSWEEN 
    Relationship -1739 
    Relationship -1739 
    Family ID F-1739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann MCBAIN,   b. 1836, North Uist Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1912, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1860  Narracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2019 03:01:25 
    Family ID F-1738  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    WW - Charles McSween - died 11th March 1912 in Petersburg
    WW - Charles McSween - died 11th March 1912 in Petersburg
    Aged about 70 years, shepherd, usual residence Petersburg.
    Found drowned in a tank
    WW - Ann McBean (McBain) & Charles McSwin (McSween) - married on 30th Nov 1860 in Naracoorte
    WW - Ann McBean (McBain) & Charles McSwin (McSween) - married on 30th Nov 1860 in Naracoorte
    Place: Manse Naracoorte
    Bride: Age 24, born 1836, father Donald Bean
    Groom: Age 20, born 1840, father Allan McSwin

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 1 Jun 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Charles MCSWIN (McSwain) m.Ann MCBEAN Marriage Date: 1860, November 30 at Naracoorte Groom Age: 20 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1840 Groom Marital Status: N Groom Father: Allan MCSWIN Bride Age: 24 Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1836 Bride Marital Status: N Bride Father Name: Donald MCBEAN Ref/Page: 44/168